Model Year Details

1995 - Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine

U.K.
60052

Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine

Model: Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 60052
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class A3
Class A3
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Class Information: Although Class A3 locomotives were introduced in 1928; the reality is that they were all re-builds of earlier A1 locomotives dating back to 1922. The locomotives were intended to replace the ageing Ivatt 4-4-2’s on the East Coast Mainline between London and Newcastle. One member of the class “Flying Scotsman” is with-out doubt the world’s best known steam locomotive and certainly the most traveled. More...
Weight: 154 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 11 1/2 inches - 29.3cm.
* (94-95) 2,500 solo models produced.
Available in train set only in 2006.
Models Produced: ---
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Blue (Steam)
B.R. Blue (Steam)
Livery Details: Blue with white lining.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.
Year: 1995
Catalogue Number: R.146
Year Information: Liveried in the experimental British Railways livery of 1949-1951, Prince Palatine is paired with a Great Northern Railway type tender. The drawbar on this locomotive is spring loaded so that the tender, which houses the Type 5 ringfield motor, can be close coupled. Suitable for use with coaches R.442 and R.443 or Pullmans.
Model Motor: Type 5 Ringfield
Publication: Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 41st Edition
Hornby Railways - 41st Edition
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UK Price List: £67.00
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 579 - August 2018
Previous: 404 - July 2018
Movement: (-175)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1994 R.146 1994
Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine
1995 R.146 1995
Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine
2006 --- 2006
Class A3 Locomotive - Prince Palatine

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
2006 Master Cutler Premier Set - Premier Boxed Set

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
204 4-6-2 Class A1/A3 Locomotive February 1998

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